(Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's language may be somewhat different from what we use today; especially when it comes to speech.
Here we give you the modern equivalents of some words and phrases he has used)
Language help - Meanings and explanations
The Underground - The London Underground, popularly known as The Tube, is a rapid transit system serving a large part of Greater London and neighbouring areas of Essex, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire in the UK. The first section was opened in 1863.
Aldersgate - Aldersgate was a gate in the London Wall in the City of London.
The Strand - The Strand is a street in the City of Westminster, London, England.
- Ranjith Gunarathne
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